The Aliens Before Us –“We are Not the First Technological Civilization” (Or, are We?)

 

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We live in a universe where matter is distributed in a hundred billion galaxies, each containing a hundred billion stars, made up of quantum fields where space and time are not existent, that manifest themselves in the form of particles, such as electrons and photons, or as waves. Tucked into the 14-billion-year history of this vast observable universe with 100 trillion planets is a pale blue dot teeming with life and a technological civilization created by a strange species known as homo sapiens.

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“Beings From the Previous Eon” –Sir Roger Penrose and Joe Rogan: Is Alien Life Out There?

 

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In the art world, “pentimento,” an alteration, an overlay on a painting, hides evidence of traces of a previous work. In a similar vein, British physicist Sir Roger Penrose argues that extinct universes exist that were filled with ghost black holes that are hidden, embedded in the Cosmic Microwave Background map, and may have harbored alien civilizations from an eon that preceded the Big Bang.

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“Odd Signals” –Inside Story of China’s Search for Alien Life

 

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China’s FAST radio telescope, with a dish the size of 30 football fields, measuring 500 meters in diameter, dwarfing Puerto Rico’s 300-meter Arecibo Observatory, will launch its astronomers into the nation’s role as the new space superpower cinched with its epic landing of the Chang’e-4 Rover this week on the Moon’s far side. FAST could double the known pulsar tally of 2,000, says Peng Bo, FAST’s deputy manager and acting observatory director. It’s also ideal for mapping gas clouds between stars and for listening for signals from alien civilizations.

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Planet Earth Report –“Nature Attacks Alien Drones to Undiscovered Species of Whales”

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The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the days’ headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

 

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Intelligent Alien Life –“Clues May Lie Buried in Kepler Mission Data” (A 2018 Most Viewed)

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“The search for planets is the search for life,” said Natalie Batalha, a Kepler mission scientist from NASA’s Ames Research Center. “These results will form the basis for future searches for life.”

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“Heard in the Milky Way” –Stephen Hawking: ‘AI is a New Form of Life’ to Nostradamus of the Balkans

 

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Our New Year’s Day edition. Check out today’s eclectic coverage of programs broadcast and streamed on the (occasionally “far side”) state of affairs on our pale blue planet, signaling our existence to possible exo-civilizations.

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